out·​duel ˌau̇t-ˈd(y)ü-əl How to pronounce outduel (audio)
outdueled; outdueling; outduels

transitive verb

: to defeat or outdo in a duel or competition
If their games start opening up during five-on-five play, they feel like they have the skill to outduel any team.Chris Hine

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web With Green Bay focusing on trying to slow down Derrick Henry, Tannehill threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns to outduel Aaron Rodgers as the Titans beat the Packers 27-17 on Thursday night. Steve Megargee, ajc, 18 Nov. 2022 Then-Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw three touchdowns to outduel Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay for the road win. Keith Jenkins, The Enquirer, 3 Dec. 2022 Tannehill threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns to outduel Aaron Rodgers as the Titans beat the Packers, 27-17, Thursday night. Steve Megargee, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Nov. 2022 Miller will look to outduel his coaching counterpart with the same surname in Musketeers coach Sean Miller. Keith Jenkins, The Enquirer, 7 Dec. 2022 Not well enough to outduel Marlins ace Sandy Alcantara, who bounced back from a six-run clunker against the Dodgers on Sunday by tossing his fourth complete game of a likely Cy Young Award-worthy season. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 27 Aug. 2022 Kyle Wright threw six brilliant innings to outduel Philadelphia’s Zack Wheeler as the Braves evened the best-of-five NL Division Series at one game apiece by beating the Phillies 3-0 in Atlanta on Wednesday night. San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Oct. 2022 Kyler Murray should outduel Baker Mayfield in the battle between former Oklahoma quarterbacks. Rob Maaddi, ajc, 28 Sep. 2022 In spite of being undersized against the Boilermakers, the Peacocks used aggressiveness and hustle to outduel their seemingly superior opponent behind 6-8 freshman Clarence Rubert and 6-7 junior Hassan Drame. Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY, 26 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outduel was in 1911

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“Outduel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outduel. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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